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Night with Oscar - a new comedy

June 8 — June 8, 2018

June 8 — June 8, 2018

Playwright
Eugene Pack

Eugene Pack

Playwright

Eugene Pack is the creator of the off-Broadway hit comedy sensation Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words, which won the Drama Desk Award in the category of "Unique Theatrical Experience." Pack is also an Emmy Award-nominated writer and TV producer. He was nominated for Outstanding Writing for Variety, Comedy or Music for the special America: A Tribute to Heroes, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Special. Pack is the creator and executive producer of the CMT series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the TeamBack to the Grind (TV Land), Celebrity Autobiography (Bravo) and the series What I Hate About Me for the Style Network. As a playwright, he has written (and performed) the critically acclaimed one man shows The Senior and SomethingFlexible With Meaning and the play Elinor Adjusting. His play Stan The Man, developed at Theatre West, was optioned for the screen. His most recent work Columbus and Amsterdam was workshopped with the Naked Angels at Vassar College’s NY Stage and Film Company. He is a graduate of New York University where he studied with David Mamet and the Practical Aesthetics Workshop and Playwrights Horizons.

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Eugene Pack

Eugene Pack

Director

Eugene Pack is the creator of the off-Broadway hit comedy sensation Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words, which won the Drama Desk Award in the category of "Unique Theatrical Experience." Pack is also an Emmy Award-nominated writer and TV producer. He was nominated for Outstanding Writing for Variety, Comedy or Music for the special America: A Tribute to Heroes, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Special. Pack is the creator and executive producer of the CMT series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the TeamBack to the Grind (TV Land), Celebrity Autobiography (Bravo) and the series What I Hate About Me for the Style Network. As a playwright, he has written (and performed) the critically acclaimed one man shows The Senior and SomethingFlexible With Meaning and the play Elinor Adjusting. His play Stan The Man, developed at Theatre West, was optioned for the screen. His most recent work Columbus and Amsterdam was workshopped with the Naked Angels at Vassar College’s NY Stage and Film Company. He is a graduate of New York University where he studied with David Mamet and the Practical Aesthetics Workshop and Playwrights Horizons.

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Cast
Talia Balsam

Talia Balsam

Cast

Talia Balsam's television credits include The Good Wife, The Newsroom, Divorce, Mad Men, Homeland, Elementary. She has appeared in the films Little Men, The Girl in the Book, and Don't Worry Baby.

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Debra Monk

Debra Monk

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Debra Monk has been nominated four times for the Tony Award, winning for Featured Actress in a Play for Redwood Curtain. She also was nominated for PicnicSteel Pier, and Curtains. She's appeared in 11 Broadway shows, most recently as Big Mama in the 2013 revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She is co-author of the classic Tony-nominated musical Pump Boys and Dinettes. Monk has been featured in the television series Grey's Anatomy, Damages,Glee,White Collar, Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!,Brothers & Sisters,Ghost Whisperer, The Closer, Desperate Housewives, Law & Order, Frasier and earned an Emmy Award as Katie Sipowicz on NYPD Blue. Monk's film credits include One for the MoneyThe Other Woman, The Great Buck HowardThe SavagesThe Producers, Center StageThe Devil's AdvocateIn & OutExtreme MeasuresThe Bridges of Madison CountyMrs. Winterbourne, and Bed of Roses.  

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Rob Morrow

Rob Morrow

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Rob Morrow is a two-time Emmy Award nominee and three-time Golden Globe nominee for his role of Joel Fleischman in Northern Exposure. He currently appears in Showtime's hit series Billions. Other film and TV credits include Quiz Show, Numb3rs, American Crime Story and The Fosters.

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Robert Wuhl

Robert Wuhl

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Robert Wuhl is a proud member of the Union (New Jersey) High School Hall of Fame. His film credits include Batman; Bull Durham; Good Morning, Vietnam; The Bodyguard; Flashdance; Mistress; Hollywood Knights; Cobb; Good Burger; and Open Season (also writer/director). He created and starred in the HBO series Arli$$ and Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl.  He received two Emmy Awards for writing the 63rd and 64th Academy Awards.

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Lindsay Nicole Chambers

Lindsay Nicole Chambers

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Lindsay Nicole Chambers appeared in GSP's updated production of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change to open the 2017-18 season. Previously, she appeared as Miss Scarlet in Clue: Onstage at Bucks County Playhouse. You can see her online as Gail Liner in Submissions Only, Rachel Unraveled, and the upcoming season of ADULTish. Broadway/Tours: Kinky Boots (Lauren), Lysistrata Jones (Robin), Elf (Jovie), Legally Blonde, Hairspray; off-Broadway: Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man (Robyn), Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking, Triassic Parq (Velociraptor of Science). Other: All Shook Up (Natalie/Ed), various commercials and voice overs. Tweet her @heyitslnc and see tons of pictures of her cats on Instagram @heyitslnc. www.lindsaynicolechambers.com

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Kally Duling

Kally Duling

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Kally Duling (Private First Class Ellen Colessio) is thrilled to be back at George Street! Broadway and National Tour: Fun Home. Regional: American Hero (George Street Playhouse), Into the Woods (TUTS), The Tall Girls (Alliance Theatre), Next to Normal (Baltimore Center Stage), Fifth of July (Williamstown Theatre Festival/Bay Street), Bus Stop (Fulton Theatre), Little Women (John Engeman Theatre). TV/Film: The Good WifeOne Bad Choice Voiceover: Nickelodeon, Scholastic, Fischer Price. Huge thanks to Dave Brenner, Wolf Talent, Pat McCorkle, and David Saint. Love to my family, especially B and Ellie Mae! Instagram: @kallydu

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Peter Falls

Peter Falls

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Peter Falls has appeared on TV in The Mysteries of LauraUnforgettable, Pitch and Ten Days in the Valley. He also does voiceover work, including in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.

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George Merrick

George Merrick

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George Merrick made his George Street debut in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change — reuniting with director David Saint and playwright Joe DiPietro, after appearing in the acclaimed off-Broadway transfer of Clever Little Lies with Marlo Thomas. He was seen on Broadway in Honeymoon in Vegas, South Pacific, and High Fidelity. Recent regional roles include Albert Peterson in Bye Bye, Birdie! at the Goodspeed Opera House, and John Adams in 1776 at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre. On TV, George has appeared on Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, and the upcoming Rise on NBC. His film credits include The Intern with Robert DeNiro and So Good to See You (2016 Sundance selection). George is also a lyricist in the BMI Musical Theater Workshop, and is a Harrington Prize recipient. 

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Dayle Reyfel

Dayle Reyfel

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Dayle Reyfel is a Drama Desk Award winner for her work on the critically acclaimed off-Broadway sensation, Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words, which she developed along with Eugene Pack. Ms Reyfel is one of the original stars of the show and has performed in, directed and launched the touring companies in New York, Los Angeles, Edinburgh, London's West End and in Australia, at The Sydney Opera House. She has also performed at San Francisco's Sketchfest, the HBO Workspace, Long Wharf, Old Globe, London's Leicester Square Theatre, and the Edinburgh Comedy Festival. Dayle is an artistic director and performer of EP New Works Production Company and has performed in numerous plays presented at Guild Hall, Naked Angels, NY Stage and Film and Cherry Lane Theater in productions opposite Matthew Broderick, Edie Falco, Stockard Channing, Bobby Cannavale and many more. Her television credits also include executive producing the critically acclaimed Bravo special Celebrity Autobiography, in which she also appeared, and E! Entertainment's In Their Own Words, in addition to her work on Bravo's A list Awards and the G4 Network. She is also an award-winning playwright for her plays Slip/Knot and Mayhap.

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Special Benefit Play Reading 

A hysterical new comedy featuring Talia Balsam, Debra Monk, Rob Morrow, Robert Wuhl and more!

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8 p.m.

​Tickets begin at $58.  Special "Performance plus Meet and Greet" tickets begin at $99.

Drama Desk winner and Emmy nominated writer Eugene Pack presents a staged reading of his hilarious new comedy. “Night With Oscar” centers on a family in Long Island unraveling on Oscar night. 

Rob Morrow is a two-time Emmy and three-time Golden Globe nominee for his role of Joel Fleischman on Northern Exposure, and currently appears in Showtime's hit series Billions. Other film and TV credits include Quiz Show, Numb3rs, American Crime Story and The Fosters.

Debra Monk has appeared in 11 Broadway show and has been nominated four times for the Tony Award, winning for Featured Actress in a Play for Redwood Curtain. She is co-author of the classic Tony-nominated musical Pump Boys and Dinettes, and has been featured in the television series Grey's Anatomy, Damages, Glee, and NYPD Blue, earning an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Katie Sipowicz. Monk's film credits include One for the MoneyThe Other Woman, and The Bridges of Madison County.  

Talia Balsam's television credits include: The Good Wife, The Newsroom, Divorce, Mad Men, Homeland, Elementary.

Robert Wuhl is a proud member of the Union (New Jersey) High School Hall of Fame. Movies: BatmanBull Durham; Good Morning, Vietnam; The Bodyguard; Flashdance; Mistress; Hollywood Knights; Cobb; Good Burger; Open Season (also writer/director). He created and starred in the HBO series Arli$$ and Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl.  He received two Emmy Awards for writing the 63rd and 64th Academy Awards.

The cast for the one-night-only event also includes Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Broadway’s Lysistrata Jones, GSP’s I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), Kally Duling (Broadway’s Fun Home, GSP’s American Hero), Peter Falls (TV’s The Mysteries of Laura, Unforgettable), George Merrick (Broadway’s Honeymoon in Vegas, GSP’s I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) and Dayle Reyfel (Celebrity Autobiography).

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TV, theater stars lead George Street Playhouse sneak peek

(Home News Tribune/Gannett NJ) - It'll be a night of stars on the page and off when George Street Playhouse hosts a one-night-only benefit reading of the new comedy "Night With Oscar" on Friday, June 8, at 8 pm. Three-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Morrow ("Northern Exposure," "Numb3rs," "Billions") leads a cast that also includes Tony and Emmy Award winner Debra Monk ("Redwood Curtain," "NYPD Blue"), Talia Balsam ("The Good Wife," The Newsroom") and Emmy Award-winning writer, director and actor Robert Wuhl, among others. Learn More

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Rob Morrow, Robert Wuhl, Debra Monk and Talia Balsam star in benefit play reading, June 8

George Street Playhouse has announced that three-time Golden Globe nominee and two-time Emmy Award nominee Rob Morrow (TV’s "Northern Exposure", "Billions"), two-time Emmy winner Robert Wuhl ("Bull Durham", TV’s "Arli$$"), Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Debra Monk (TV's "NYPD Blue") and Talia Balsam (TV’s "Mad Men", "Homeland") will star in a special benefit play reading of Eugene Pack’s hysterical new comedy "Night with Oscar" on Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $58,  A limited number of seats are available starting at $99 that include a post-play reception and meet-and-greet with the celebrity cast. Learn More